Artworks

Collections

This user has no collections.

Activity

  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork Lake Superior
    a classic American haiku with a north shore theme
  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork haiku or senyru?
    Traditional haiku deal with nature as their subject matter and have a strong seasonal reference. Traditional senryu deal with human nature. Is this a haiku or a senryu? Let me know what you think, and receive a copy of "A Neighbor's Field", my 2001 poetry sampler.
  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork tanka
    The tanka is a five-line form from ancient Japan. Modern English tanka tries to keep with the spirit of the original, updated to reflect a different place and time.
  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork sedoka
    The sedoka is an ancient 6 line form from Japan. It pre-dates modern Japanese and had fallen out of favor by the 6th century. Its fun to experiment with ancient modes since there is no one to enforce the rules.
  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork senryu
    Senryu is similar to haiku in form but its subject is human-related, rather than nature-related. Although senryu are often thought of as comical, that is not always the case.
  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork haiku
    The haiku is a "one breath poem" that originated in Japan. Traditionally about nature and man's relationship to nature, modern haiku has expanded into other areas.
  • Marc Thompson posted a new Artwork Tanka
    The tanka is a five line form that originated in ancient Japan. Traditionally, it is untitled.